Record 23,000+ companies disclose environmental impact through CDP, with urgency for action clear in wake of unprecedented global temperatures

  • Record 23,000+ global companies including listed companies worth over two thirds of market capitalization reported environmental data through CDP in 2023
  • USA, China, Japan, UK and Germany lead the way as home to the most disclosing companies
  • Data gained from disclosure is essential to tracking progress against the Paris Agreement and the first Global Stocktake, set to conclude at COP28
  • New Chief Executive Officer Sherry Madera shares CDP’s plans for its new future-proofed platform as demand for environmental data grows and ahead of incoming regulation

SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 18 October 2023 – Companies are reporting their environmental data in record numbers, with over 23,000 companies – including listed companies worth US$67 trillion (over 66% of global market capitalization) – disclosing through CDP in 2023, with the urgency for global climate action clear in what is set to be the warmest year on record.

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About CDP

CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 740 financial institutions with over $136 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 24,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2023, with more than 23,000 companies – including listed companies worth two thirds global market capitalization – and over 1,100 cities, states and regions. Fully TCFD aligned, CDP holds the largest environmental database in the world, and CDP scores are widely used to drive investment and procurement decisions towards a zero carbon, sustainable and resilient economy. CDP is a founding member of the Science Based Targets initiative, We Mean Business Coalition, The Investor Agenda and the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative. Visit or follow us @CDP to find out more.